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Michael F.E. Akkawi

Torys LLP

Corporate/commercial lawyer focused on private equity and venture capital, and head of Torys’ Private Equity Practice. Advises private equity funds, venture capital funds and pension funds in all aspects of their domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and other investment activities, including leveraged buyouts, majority and minority equity investments, co-investments and restructurings. Also advises both sponsors and institutional investors in structuring, negotiating and investing in private market funds, and sponsors on private market fund formation in buy-out, infrastructure, secondary and search funds. Ontario Bar, 1999. LLB (with Great Distinction), 1997, McGill University. BCL (with Great Distinction), 1997, McGill University. BComm (Finance, with Great Distinction), 1993, McGill University.

Year Called to the Bar:1999 (ON)
79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 865-8122
Fax: (416) 865-7380
E-mail: [email protected]

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